How does one find large files that have been deleted but are still open in an application? How can one remove such a file, even though a process has it open? The situation is that we are running a ...
I have a Linux based STB (set-top-box) and it features a 64 MB flash memory and 256 MB of RAM. I wanted to take a backup of some of my settings before I flash it with another image, but I wasn't sure ...
Recently I have the need to delete a lot of duplicates. I am merging three or four filesystems, and I want the space to be used economically. At first, fdupes seemed like it was the best tool for the ...
Under what circumstances would ls -lh show a total that is less than the sum of the individual files? For example: $ ls -lh /var/lib/nova/instances/_base total 100G -rw-rw-r-- 1 nova nova ...
How do I get the last 10 files that were modified on my system. I have a system where its disk usage is maxed out I am not sure which files is increasing rapidly. I have a mysql instance stored on a ...
How can I get the size of all files and all files in its subdirectories using the du command. I am trying the following command to get the size of all files (and files in subdirectories) find . ...